Superb Sculptoproetus Proetida Trilobite

In Flight Pose

Sculptoproetus cf haasi

Trilobites Order Proetida, Family Proetidae (?)

Geological Time: Devonian

Size (25.4 mm = 1 inch): Trilobite is 19 mm long (curve measure) by 16 mm wide on a 55 by 55 mm matrix

Fossil Site: Tafroute, Morocco

Fossil Code: 16053

Price: $195

Sculptoproetus Moroccan Trilobite for SaleDescription: Fine example of a member of the Order Proetida with many fine details present. This one is similar to the well-known Cornuproetus corntus but with 2 striking differences; the cephalic rim is more robust, and there are only 9 thoracic segments. The Proetidae were among the last of the trilobites to go extinct in the Permian over 100 million years later. This is a fine example of the type, prepared with the dramatic backswept genal spines freestanding. Looking more like a Devonian Stealth Bomber than a trilobite, this is an elegant example. I have included an in preparation photo so you can see it as a work in progress.

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